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Ravens Spread Negative Emotions to Their Friends, Study Finds Motherboard Hostile Waters: How our noise is hurting orcas’ search for salmon Seattle Times Part four; includes links to previous parts. The markets think the trade war stinks. A California garlic grower disagrees San Francisco Chronicle Jamie Oliver’s empire collapses as 22 UK restaurants close Guardian Revealed: air pollution may be damaging ‘every organ in the body’ Guardian Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates Common Dreams Apple redesigns keyboard in new MacBook Pro update and promises quick repairs on sticky keys CNET. Yet again. Alas, no sign of a revival of the MagSafe – so I’ll continue to nurse my current machine. Waste Watch Whole Foods becomes 1st national grocer

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Ravens Spread Negative Emotions to Their Friends, Study Finds Motherboard

Hostile Waters: How our noise is hurting orcas’ search for salmon Seattle Times Part four; includes links to previous parts.

The markets think the trade war stinks. A California garlic grower disagrees San Francisco Chronicle

Jamie Oliver’s empire collapses as 22 UK restaurants close Guardian

Revealed: air pollution may be damaging ‘every organ in the body’ Guardian

Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates Common Dreams

Apple redesigns keyboard in new MacBook Pro update and promises quick repairs on sticky keys CNET. Yet again. Alas, no sign of a revival of the MagSafe – so I’ll continue to nurse my current machine.

Waste Watch

Whole Foods becomes 1st national grocer in US to ban plastic straws TreeHugger

Major recyclers deny still exporting plastic overseas Waste Dive

Climate change: Global sea level rise could be bigger than expected BBC

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity Ars Technica

Renewable Energy: the Switch From Drill, Baby, Drill to Mine, Baby, Mine Counterpunch

Julian Assange

The Missing Step Craig Murray

Our Famously Free Press

NYT editor predicts almost all newspapers will die in 5 years Fast Company

China?

Australian election: was the Labor Party’s loss a setback for China’s interests? SCMP

MINING THE FUTURE Foreign Policy

Huawei

Huawei founder says US underestimates company Economic TimesWhy capturing Huawei is no victory in tech war Asia Times Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.

Trump’s Huawei ‘ban’ gives Asian tech firms 70 billion reasons to worry SCMP

India

EVM Miscounts, VVPATs and the Citizen’s Right to a Secret, Verified Ballot The Wire

The Silent Army: 10 reasons why public trust in the Election Commission stands eroded Scroll

Bangladesh Garment Unions Say New Factory Oversight Deal Risks Worker Safety Business of Fashion

Syraqistan

How the West’s War in Libya Spurred Terrorism in 14 Countries Consortium News

Iran’s Zarif: US playing ‘dangerous game’ in Gulf showdown Al Jazeera

Trump Transition

As Iran Tensions Rise, Congress Moves to Curb Trump’s War Powers TruthOut

Brexit

Boris Johnson woos centre-ground Tories in bid to widen appeal Guardian

Brexit: uncommon ground EUReferendum.com

I’m running in the EU elections because the left refuses to get its act together in the face of neofascism Independent. Yanis Varoufakis.

737 MAX

French families sue Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines disaster France 24

Boeing Official Played Down Scenario That May Have Doomed Ethiopian Jet WSJ

Will FAA’s plan for 737 MAX fly outside US? France 24. Good question.

Class Warfare

Four in 10 Americans Embrace Some Form of Socialism Gallup

Uber Drivers Learn To Game Its Antisocial System Moon of Alabama

Emails Show How Much Pull Political Bosses Had Over State Tax Breaks ProPublica

Why Workers Without College Degrees Are Fleeing Big Cities NYT

Many More Students, Especially the Affluent, Get Extra Time to Take the SAT WSJ.

2020

Democrats Cozy Up to Wall Street While Shunning Corporate Cash Bloomberg

14 Years Ago, Warren And Biden Battled Over Bankruptcy. Their Fight Still Defines A Party Rift WBUR

Beto busts out at CNN town hall Politico. But Buttigieg got a standing ovation…

Why Democratic candidates like Buttigieg keep failing to usher in the “Christian left” Vox

HOW THE LEFT SHOULD THINK ABOUT TRADE Current Affairs Benjamin Studebaker

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders WaPo

Loretta Lynch told Congress that Comey lied when he claimed she told him to downplay Clinton email probe as a ‘matter’ instead of an ‘investigation’ Daily Mail

Police State Watch

Outrage as Texas Senate Passes ‘Unconstitutional’ Bill That Would Hit Pipeline Protestors With Up to 10 Years in Prison Common Dreams

Big Brother IS Watching You Watch

The Creepy New Addition to McDonald’s Menu TruthDig. Jim Hightower.

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